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Forum topic by ChunkyC posted 10-20-2009 07:47 PM 6238 views 1 time favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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ChunkyC

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10-20-2009 07:47 PM

Topic tags/keywords: dust collection

I’ve read quite a few articles here and abroad on using S&D PVC pipe for dust collection. The one item that I can’t find is how do you transition from 4” PVC Pipe to 4” hose?

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#1 posted 10-20-2009 09:49 PM

http://screwdriver.net/delta-50-457-4-inch-dust-collection-plastic-splice-adapterconnector/

this is an adapter / splice that I have and it fits nicely into a section of Schedule 40 – 4” pipe. I connect 4” flex hose to it from there to the machine. Their elbows , etc . are the same diameter. : )

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#2 posted 10-21-2009 11:33 AM

Schedule 40 and S&D pipe are two different diameters! I use S&D in my shop and made my own hose adapters. I cut 5” pieces of the S&D pipe sengthwise and removed about 3/8” of their circumference so they would fit snugly inside the 4” pipe and the hose fits nicely around them. Woodcraft advertises a “Sch 20 PVC adapter” but I’m not certain Sch 20 is actually S&D pipe.
http://www.woodcraft.com/Family/2005815/4-Dust-Collector-to-PVC-Adapters.aspx

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ChunkyC

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#3 posted 10-21-2009 04:48 PM

Everything that you could ever want to know about PVC pipe can be found here:

http://lumberjocks.com/topics/5987

45acpbuilder: How did you go about removing the piece from the pipe? There’s an article in an issue of ShopNotes where the author used a bandsaw to do as you describe on the bandsaw. Unfortunately, I haven’t replaced my bandsaw yet.

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#4 posted 10-24-2009 08:34 PM

Lots of good info

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